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Inclusion Specialist, International Olympic Committee & SNSF Senior Researcher, University of Lausanne
Gender inclusion and governance in sport and biomedicine: Madeleine is interested in how notions of “biological sex” and “sex difference” become embedded in gender equity projects in sport and biomedicine and are tied to gender, race, nation, and other socially meaningful forms of difference.
Assistant Professor of Sociology Department, Syracuse University & Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University
Transgender people in the criminal justice system: Joss studies gender, race and punishment and has done extensive historical research on transgender people and the carceral system.
Assistant Research Professor of Public Policy and Sociology, Cornell University & W.E.B. DuBois Fellow of the National Institute of Justice.
Criminal justice system and racial inequality: Sadé examines how state collateral sanctions, drug laws, and prison education programs, impact individual life chances, social mobility, and overall well-being.
Michael D. Aguirre
Assistant professor of history, University of Nevada, Reno.
Immigration, migration, labor and health in the borderlands: Michael’s research interests include the intersection of race, labor and health which he pursues with the use of oral and public history.
Assistant professor of Sociology, Tufts University.
Policing, urban segregation, and the criminal justice system: Daanika’s research explores the institutional production of racial difference and inequality with a specific focus on the criminal justice system.
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The Center has awarded 39 fellowships to PhD students in the social sciences.
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Our Center is part of a movement to focus scholars on research that addresses climate change, racial and gender justice, poverty, and social exclusion. We follow a bottom-up strategy by supporting scholars whose dissertations are models of engaged research. Our fellows collaborate with activists, think tanks, and legislators to shape public policy.
CES seeks to build a diverse community of engaged scholars who work with social movements to strengthen democracy.
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Job Opening: Program Manager
The Center for Engaged Scholarship is seeking a California-based, self-motivated and detail-oriented Program Manager for a fully-benefited 3/4 time position.
New Book by a CES Fellow
Daanika Gordon, a CES Fellow in 2017-2018, has just published a book, Policing the Racial Divide: Urban Growth Politics and the Remaking of Segregation.
Meet the 2022-2023 Fellows
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2022-2023 dissertation fellowship. This year, we selected seven fellows and two alternates.